Artwork by Janet Scruggs

Women I Would Like to Have Met

Women I Would Like to Have Met

14" X 28" ©2020

 

Canadian women have made a tremendous contribution to the arts throughout our history. These are a few I would like to have met:

 

Esther Hill - First female registered architect & award winning weaver.

 

Portia White - First internationally acclaimed Black Canadian concert singer. A person of national historic significance.

 

Lucy Maud Montgomery - Author of Anne of Green Gables, one of the best selling books worldwide. A Person of national historic significance.

 

Mary Augusta Hiester Reid - First Canadian woman to have a solo art exhibit and first woman to have her work in the National Gallery of Canada .

 

Mary Pickford - 1st Canadian woman to win an Oscar. Co-founder of United Artists Studio. A star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.

 

E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) - Mohawk/English author, poet and performer. First Canadian woman, Author and Aboriginal Canadian to be commemorated on a stamp. A person of national historic significance.

 

The piece was created using the process of paper lamination onto hand dyed cheesecloth. The photos were handstitched to hand dyed fabrics.

 

Juried into Studio Art Quilt Association Exhibition - Colour with a U. 

 

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